Comparative efficacy of intralesional verapamil hydrochloride and triamcinolone acetonide in hypertrophic scars and keloids.

@article{Ahuja2014ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative efficacy of intralesional verapamil hydrochloride and triamcinolone acetonide in hypertrophic scars and keloids.},
  author={Rajeev B. Ahuja and Pallab Chatterjee},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={583-8}
}
There is not much level 1 evidence based literature to guide management of hypertrophic scars and keloids despite an array of therapeutic modalities at disposal. Intralesional (i/l) triamcinolone injections have remained a gold standard in non surgical management. Sporadic reports on use of i/l verapamil suggest its efficacy. Since verapamil has not found sufficient mention as an effective alternative modality, it was decided to undertake a randomized study which could also address some… CONTINUE READING